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Assistant Professor of Practice/Athletic Training Program Director
Post Date: 03/24/2021
Close Date: 04/21/2021
Company:
North Dakota State University

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https://prd.hcm.ndus.edu/psp/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2924510&PostingSeq=1

Salary:
$50,000 - $69,999

Location:
Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Position Description & Details:

The Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences invites applicants for a 10-month non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice position in the area of Athletic Training. This position will serve as Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCE) in Athletic Training. This position’s workload is 60 percent teaching (18 credits/year), 10 percent research, 10 percent advising, 10 percent service, and 10 percent administration. Responsibilities will include supporting NDSU’s land-grant mission of teaching, research, and service.

Successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate Athletic Training courses; participate in academic advising; serve on graduate student committees; contribute to research, creative or scholarly activities and publish in scholarly journals; be active in professional organizations; and provide service to the department, college, university, and community.

The Coordinator of Clinical Education is responsible for coordinating the daily and projected operations of clinical education and all paperwork associated with clinical education for the Master of Athletic Training (MATrg) program. The CCE, in coordination with the Program Director, must maintain Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accreditation standards for the MATrg program. The CCE will ensure that all aspects of clinical education are in compliance with the standards. Specifically, the CCE is expected to: 1) Evaluate and supervise students; 2) Participate in advising students for curriculum advancement and graduation requirements; 3) Monitor, develop and maintain clinical education sites; 4) Facilitate development of preceptors as educators; 5) Coordinate clinical experiences and teach competencies associated with didactic courses; 6) Communicate on a regular basis with the Program Director about all aspects of clinical education; 7) Maintain and organize associated clinical paperwork via E-value; 8) Maintain the Board of Certification Continuing Education Unit Provider Documentation; and 9) Collaborate with personnel at multiple entities to ensure a positive relationship is maintained between the program, university and community partnerships.

The student focused MATrg program was developed in 2008, and the mission is to prepare entry-level athletic trainers to practice evidence-based medicine in a transformative health care environment. Currently, the program is 42 total credits and has a wide range of clinical sites with 20 clinical placements and 50 clinical preceptors.

The HNES department is housed within the College of Human Sciences and Education and includes five undergraduate programs, six graduate programs, and 30 faculty and staff members. There are approximately 420 undergraduates and 100 graduate students within the department (https://www.ndsu.edu/hnes/).

NDSU is distinctive as a student-focused, land grant, research university, with approximately 13,000 students enrolled. NDSU is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community and operationalizing this component of its strategic plan.

The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education has ranked NDSU among the top 100 public universities in the country. NDSU is in the elite category of "Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity," with total research expenditures topping $153 million in the most recent National Science Foundation survey.

Fargo is the largest city in North Dakota and part of the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area (population - 200,000). Fargo was recently ranked #8 among the best 100 Places to Live (by Livability) and #5 among the 10 Best Places to Raise Kids (by smartassetTM). Fargo has a vibrant downtown, thriving school districts, numerous parks and recreation opportunities, and is known for its low-cost of living and safe neighborhoods. Check out these websites to learn more about Fargo: https://www.fargomoorhead.org/ and https://www.fmwfchamber.com/why-fmwf.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Doctoral degree in Athletic Training or related field from an accredited institution (Doctoral degree completion required by July 31, 2021)

2. Certified Athletic Trainer with three years of experience

3. Eligible for Licensure in the state of North Dakota

4. Understanding of CAATE standards for clinical education

5. Evidence of successful higher education teaching experience

6. Effective oral and written communication skills

7. Commitment to diversity and inclusion

8. Potential to conduct research, creative or scholarly activities

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Previous experience as a Coordinator of Clinical Education or Program Director

2. Knowledge of entry-level Master’s program

3. Documented clinical practice experience for a minimum of 5 years

4. Experience with curriculum design, assessment, and outcome measurements

5. CPR Instructor Certification

Applicant Materials Required:

A complete application packet will include: 1) a letter of application addressing the position qualifications, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) the names and contact information for at least three professional references, 4) unofficial copies of all degree granting transcripts, 5) teaching philosophy (2-3 pages), and 6) research plan (2 page maximum).

Screening will begin 4/21/21 and continue until filled.

Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

1. Doctoral degree in Athletic Training or related field from an accredited institution (Doctoral degree completion required by July 31, 2021)

2. Certified Athletic Trainer with three years of experience

3. Eligible for Licensure in the state of North Dakota

4. Understanding of CAATE standards for clinical education

5. Evidence of successful higher education teaching experience

6. Effective oral and written communication skills

7. Commitment to diversity and inclusion

8. Potential to conduct research, creative or scholarly activities

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Previous experience as a Coordinator of Clinical Education or Program Director

2. Knowledge of entry-level Master’s program

3. Documented clinical practice experience for a minimum of 5 years

4. Experience with curriculum design, assessment, and outcome measurements

5. CPR Instructor Certification

Contact Information:
jobs@ndsu.edu
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